It's raining cats, dogs and diapers! The intersections of rising pet ownership and LGBTQ+ coupledom
Contributor(s):: Gabb, Jacqui
Post-communist canine: a feminist approach to women and dogs in canine performance sports in Poland
Contributor(s):: Wlodarczyk, J.
The article attempts to present the complexity of relationships between women, capitalism, democracy, and competitive dog training in post-communist Poland. The article documents the correlation between increased involvement of women in competitive canine sports in Poland after 1989, changes in...
Veterinarians and Their Perception of the Treatment of Animal Abuse Cases in the Criminal Justice System
Contributor(s):: Dustin A. Richardson
Americans love their companion animals. In 2015, nearly two-thirds (65%) of all households in the U.S. housed at least one pet (APPA, n.d.). This love does not translate to policy, however, as many animals are left defenseless. Interestingly, the Animal Legal Defense Fund (2016) has ranked...
Interaction with shelter dogs reduces negative affect of adolescents in substance use disorder treatment
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Contributor(s):: Ellsworth, L. M., Tragesser, S., Newberry, R. C.
We investigated the effectiveness of a human-animal interaction program, involving dogs from an animal shelter, in improving affect of adolescent males in inpatient treatment for substance use disorder (SUD). We hypothesized that adolescents would experience improvements in affect and attitudes...
Applying social science to inform conservation solutions regarding owned outdoor cats in urbanizing landscapes
Contributor(s):: Ashley Gramza
Free-ranging domestic cats (Felis catus) incur and impose risks on ecosystems and represent a complex issue of critical importance to wildlife conservation and domestic cat and human health. There is an inherent social dimension to the issue of owned free-ranging cats, as humans are their...
The broken bond: The cultural construction of the shelter pet
Contributor(s):: Harbolt, Tami Lynne
Animal ownership and civil responsibility
Contributor(s):: Tropardi, N. C. de O.
Teaching the dog and learning from the dog: interactivity in herding dog training and use
Contributor(s):: Savalois, N., Lescureux, N., Brunois, F.
Friends, confidants, and companion animals: A study of social support network characteristics and psychological well-being among pet owners and nonowners
Contributor(s):: Zasloff, Ruth
Pets' Position within the Family Structure from the Owners' Perspective: Sources and Consequences of Owners' Views
Contributor(s):: So, Sum
The effect of pet ownership on physical well-being in older adults
Contributor(s):: Pohnert, Tami S.
The relationship between the perceived burden of elderly spousal caregivers and attachment to a pet
Contributor(s):: Watson, Connie Cleo
The role of pets in the experience of Hurricane Charley victims: A phenomenological study
Contributor(s):: Orr, Amy E.
Chubby puppies and fat cats: Gendered deviance through overweight pets
Contributor(s):: Craven, Nena Sechler
Dogs, cats, and their people: The place of the family pet and attitudes about pet keeping
Contributor(s):: Johnson, Jill
The perception of pets as ‘family members’ is an important area of research in the study of human-animal relationships. The objective of this thesis is to assess the ways in which pets are integrated into the home, and to explore how pet owners regard their dogs and cats within their...
Human-animal bonding: An investigation of attributes
Contributor(s):: Johannson, Eunice E.
Mother and infant communication: Mothers' experiences and infants' preferences
Contributor(s):: Abraham, Jane Larkin
The human-canine bond : differential effects of pet presence on family communication
Contributor(s):: Jackson, Jennifer Sak
The role of pets in some urban American families
Contributor(s):: Cohen, Susan Phillips
Factors influencing the temporal patterns of dyadic behaviours and interactions between domestic cats and their owners
Contributor(s):: Wedl, M., Bauer, B., Gracey, D., Grabmayer, C., Spielauer, E., Day, J., Kotrschal, K.